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Publisher Comments:

A highly interesting facet of the work of a master eloquent in various spheres of art, this historically important little book is principally concerned with setting up precise rules for the geometric construction of Roman capitals. Written by Dürer in 1525.

Synopsis:

A republication of the 1917 translation of the sixteenth-century German artist's instructional treatise on the geometric construction of Roman capitals, with precise directions for each letter and general directions for Gothic capitals and miniscules.

Synopsis:

Renaissance artist explains design of Roman majuscules by geometry, also Gothic lower and capitals. Grolier Club edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486213064
Translator:
Nichol, R. T.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Translator:
Nichol, R. T.
Author:
D
Author:
uuml
Author:
rer, Albrecht
Author:
Albrecht D
Author:
re, R
Author:
Durer, Albrecht
Author:
&
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Lettering
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Lettrage
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
19650601
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
43
Dimensions:
10.75 x 7.88 in 0.43 lb

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Of the Just Shaping of Letters
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Product details 43 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486213064 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A republication of the 1917 translation of the sixteenth-century German artist's instructional treatise on the geometric construction of Roman capitals, with precise directions for each letter and general directions for Gothic capitals and miniscules.
"Synopsis" by ,
Renaissance artist explains design of Roman majuscules by geometry, also Gothic lower and capitals. Grolier Club edition.

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